Inn WINE LIST
THE WHITE WINES HAVE BEEN SPLIT INTO FIVE STYLE TYPES, THEY ARE:
LIGHT CRISP & FRUITY SMOOTH & DRY FULL FLAVOURED AROMATIC , SPICY & FLOWERY C ELLAR WHITES THE RED WINES HAVE BEEN SPLIT INTO FOUR STYLE TYPES, THEY ARE: LIGHT & FRUITY SMOOTH, MEDIUM-BODIED RICH, FULL BODIED C ELLAR R EDS
LIGHT, CRISP & FRUITY
IDEAL AS AN APERTIF OR AN ACCOMPANIMENT TO FISH DISHES
Sauvignon 2012, Pasquieres, Vin de Pays D'oc, France
Very attractive ripe Sauvignon, easy to drink on its own or with white meats or seafood.
Sauvignon Blanc 2012, Emiliana, Bio Bio Valley, Chile
An easy light Sauvignon perfect on its own or with food.
18.50 Colombard 2012, Champs de Moulin, Gascogny, France A vibrant fresh flavoured dry white that is clean, crisp and easy drinking.
Petit Bourgeois Sauvignon 2011, Henri Bourgeois, Loire, France
One of the great Sancerre houses. This wine is produed just outside of the Sancerre region
Organic Sauvignon Blanc 2012, Momo 21.95 Marlborough, New Zealand Classical floral style with crisp fresh flavours. The everyday range from film producer Michael Serresin
Muscadet 'Sur Lie' 2011, Chateau du Coing, Loire, France A wine that has been forgotten but when tasted see how attractive a style it is.
SPARKLING & CHAMPAGNE
SMOOTH & DRY WHITES GREAT WITH WHITE MEATS, PORK AND VEAL AND WITH DISHES WITH LIGHT CREAMY SAUCES
Pinot Grigio 2012, Principato Veneto, Italy
Chardonnay 2011, Moulin De Gassac Vin De Pays D'Oc, France
Prosecco Valdobbiadene Domenico de Bertiol, Italy
Soft creamy unoaked Chardonnay. Light and smooth but plenty of fruit.
Gavi 'La Fornace' 2012, Bergaglio, Piemonte, Italy
A sylish top quality producer in this famous village, good flavour and character.
Cuvee Victoire Rose Brut G. H. Martel, Reims
Superb quality a very attractive light coloured tasty pink Champagne.
Perhaps South Africa's best white wine producer.
83 Taittinger Brut Reserve, 11 The Wolftrap - Viognier, Chenin Blanc and Grenache Blank, 2012, Boekenhoutskloof, South Africa.
A sylish top quality producer in this famous village, good flavour and character.
More flavour than Pinot Grigio a fuller style.
10 Chenin Blanc 2012, Mulderbosch Stellenbosch, South Africa
Paul Louis Martin Grand Cru Bouzy, Champagne
81a Jean Paul Deville Champagne 9
Light clean fizz from the hills above Venice.
Ever popular, light easy drinking
One of the great Champagne houses based in Reims. A rich round classical style.
Picked in Stellenbosch and matured in French Oak, great foodie white punching well above its financial weight.
Bollinger Grande Annee, 2004 Aÿ Full bodied rich and classy. The Bollinger Champagnes are oak aged and always show good body and richness.
DESSERT WINES Bin
Monbazillac 2010, Domaine L'Ancienne Cure, France
18.95 RICHLY FLAVOURED CHICKEN, FISH AND SHELLFISH DISHES
A delicious rich sweet dessert wine of great charm.
Moscatal 2010, Sennorio de Sarria, Navarra, Spain
Light fruity and very easy drinking. When this grape is produced without oak it is very refreshing.
A delicious light dessert wine.
Spitting Spider Unwooded Chardonnay 2011, Dowie Doole, Australia
A GREAT IDEA IF THERE ARE A FEW OF YOU OR IF YOU FANCY DRINKING MORE THAN ONE BOTTLE!
Semillon/Sauvignon, 2011, Domaine Ricaud, Bordeaux, France
The classical dry white Bordeaux Blanc blend. Elegant.
WHITE WINES Bin
Sancerre 'La Guiberte', Domaine Riffault, Loire, France.
Rounded and flavoursome, un oaked so has lots of lovely ripe citrus flavours.
A beautiful crisp and flinty example of Old World Sauvignon.
Vire - Clesse 2006 Domaine Valette, Burgundy
Smooth and rounded on the palate with a hint of apple and citrus on the nose. A wonderfully lengthy finish.
Mercurey 2008 Domaine Adelie Burgundy, France
Valenciso Reserva 2006, Rioja, Spain A specialist producer of only Reserva Rioja. The best grapes are picked and produce this full flavoured Rioja, 2005 was a faboulous vintage, best with a bit of air to open up the wonderful flavours.
Chardonnay 2011 De Martino Maipo Valley Estate, Chile
Rich, Buttery and full flavoured, an attractive wine from a family owned estate.
A smooth Pinot Noir from southern Burgundy.
Macon-Fuisse 2010 Pierre Ferraud, Burgundy, France From vineyards closer to Macon than Pouilly thus the great price. Good depth of Flavour.
RED WINES 74
21.50 Chardonnay 2012, Rustenberg, Stellenbosch, South Africa
Chablis 1er Cru 'Fourchaumes' 2011 Domaine Bouchard, France Very fine, one of the most elegant of the Premier Crus
AROMATIC , SPICY & FLOWERY WHITE
SPICY AND ORIENTAL FOOD, ALSO GREAT ON THEIR OWN
Piesporter Michelsberg 2012, Mosel, Germany
THE FINEST QUALITY REDS FROM AROUND THE WORLD
A medium fruity white that offers easy low alcohol drinking.
Mercurey 1er Cru 2007, Domaine Juillot, Burgundy, France
Clean soft ripe flavours from the South of Burgundy.
19.95 Picpoul De Pinet 2012, Chateau de Mirande, Languedoc, France
The specialist grape of the South of France. Fruity and full of sunshine.
Gewurztraminer 2012, Caves De Turckheim, Alsace, France
Viognier 'Villa Vieja' 2011 Zuccardi, Argentina
Classical Medoc style very good and nicely smooth with bottle age.
A very characterful wine from Northern Italy, very much a food wine. Lots of concentrated flavours.
Chateau Lannesan 1997 Haut Medoc, Bordeaux, France Cru Bourgeois
A specialist producer of only Reserva Rioja. The best grapes are picked and produce this full flavoured Rioja, 2005 was a faboulous vintage, best with a bit of air to open up the wonderful flavours.
Unusual to see Viognier here but very successful. Lots of fruit but with good crisp acidity. Nice balance
Valenciso Reserva 2006, Rioja, Spain.
Chateau Bourgneuf 2007, Pomerol, Bordeaux, France
A full rich bodied Claret from this prestigeous chateau, mainly Merlot.
Pinot Grigio Rose 2012, Principato, Veneto, Italy
Light in colour and in taste, elegant.
Moulin de Gassac Rose 2012, L’ Herault, France A light dry rose from the south of France
32.50 Chateau Claymore 2007 Lussac St Emilion, Bordeaux, France Well made classical St Emilion
RICH, FULL BODIED REDS
STEAK, RICH BRAISES AND CASSEROLES AND SPICY MEAT DISHES
A COLLECTION OF SOME OF THE FINEST WHITE WINES
Spitting Spider Shiraz 2012, Dowie Doole, McLaren Valley, Australia
29 Carmenere 2011, De Martino Maipo Valley Estate, Chile
Malbec 2012, 21.95 Bodegas Fournier, Mendoza, Argentina
Lots of fruit and balance. The vineyards in Mendoza are at quite high altitude producing complex stylish wines.
Pinotage 2012, Good Hope Stellenbosch, South Africa
Cotes du Rhone 2011, Domaine Brunel, Rhone, France
Urban Ribera 2009, Fournier, Del Duero, Spain Great value from Spains best red region.The Ribera Del Duero is the Spanish side of the Douro, famous for Port.
Meursault 1er Les Charmes 2007, Domaine Du Pavillon, Burgundy, France
Produced by a top Chateauneuf du Pape estate. Packed with fruit from this great producer.
34.95 Pouilly Fuisse 2011, Domaine Pierre Ferraud, Burgundy, France
One of the great white wines. Plenty of concentrated flavours and depth of fruit.
Lots of flavour and body. The specialist grape of South Africa always spicy and quite rich.
A rich full flavoured ripe white Burgundy. The most famous of all the wines in Southern Burgundy.
The specialist grape of Chile. Full bodied. In previous years this grape was mistaken for merlot. Really quite a different style.
Albarino 2011, Lagar de Ceverra, Galicia, Spain A specialist grape from coastal Spain, full of fruit. Always works with fish dishes such as sea bass.
Soft easy and very well made. The Shiraz grape has always been very popular. This is a very good example.
Sancerre 'Le MD' 2011, Domaine Henri Bourgeois, Loire, France From the very best vineyard in Sancerre. This is a very steep vineyard above the famous Sancerre village of Chavignol. Regarded as being the very best place in the region to grow Sauvignon Blanc.
SMOOTH, MEDIUM BODIED REDS
LIGHT FRUITY REDS WITH PATES, COLD MEATS, GRILLED CHICKEN AND TOMATO BASED SAUCES
Merlot 2012, Emiliana Central Valley, Chile
SIMPLY GRILLED OR ROASTED MEAT AND GAME CHARGRILLED VEGETABLES AND PASTA DISHES
Smooth soft ripe plum fruit.
Pinot Noir 'Le Fou' 2012, Vin De Pays, L'Aude, France
Merlot Moulin De Gassac 2011, Vin de Pays, D’Oc France
Telero Negromaro 2011, Cantele, Puglia, Italy
A soft fruity good value red from the South of Italy.
The classical Burgundy grape here grown in the South of France.
Salice Salentino Riserva 2009, Cantele, Puglia, Italy
Lots of fruit and body with gently oaking. The vineyards of the South of Italy continue to get better and better.
Surprisingly good a deep colour with layers of ripe fruit.
Chateau Ballan Larquette 2010, “Claret”, Bordeaux, France
Very stylish red with superb balance. Medium weight.
Cantiga Garnacha/Tempranillo 2012, Campo de Borja, Spain.
Ripe cherry fruit flavours with a hint of spice, a lighter style than the more robust wines from Rioja.
Rioja, 2011, Bodegas Montelciego, Spain
An everyday Rioja of the highest order.
Beaujolais Villages 2011, Pierre Ferrand, France
A lovely juicy fruity easy drinking red.
Reserve Pinot Noir 2012, Emiliana, Central Valley, Chile
Aged in oak that has given this wine a light colour but full taste.
Brouilly 2011 Pierre Ferraud, Beaujolais, France Packed with fruit this is a wine worth revisiting and being surprised.
Hooley Dooley 2009, Dowie Doole, McLaren Vale, Australia. Chocolaty dark berries with a hint of spice endorsing a long smooth finish, vanilan oak.